when and to whome was Nelson Mandela born?
1918 (94 this year) his dad was the cheif of his Sfrican Timbu tribe.
When did Nelson Mandela earn his law degree.
What was the role of the ANC (African National Congress) during Mandela’s younger years?
It was the main black apartheid reseistence organization.
African National Congress.
What was the spear of the nation?
was a branch committed to acts of sabatoge and attack on targets symbolizing apartheid.
What event led to Mandela becoming actively involved in the Spear of the Naiton?
1960- protest – police masacare 69 people died. (Unarmed protestors.)
Why was Mandela senteced to life in prison?
For treason (Betreal of his country.)
How long was Mandela in prison for?
Of the 27 years Mandela was in prison, how many were spent in isolation in cell #5 on Robben Island?
How often could Mandela send and receive letters while he was in prison?
Once every 6 months.
When was Mandela released from prison?
Mandela and DeKlerk, the south African leader who ordered the release of mandela, were awarded what prize for their efforts to end apartheid?
Nobel Peace Prize- 1993
When Mandela won the forst ever fully semocratic presidential election in South Africa in 1994, what did DeKlerk become?
His Vice Preident.
Who was mandela’s Vice President?
the liberation struggle in South Africa involved liberating the black south Africans and what else?
black South Africans from apartheird and the whites from fear (Afrikaaners- white south Africans)
What was the happiest day of Nelson Mandela’s life as president od South Africa and why was this so?
The rugby world cup championship- 1995- won by south Africa.
Who did Mandela marry on his 80th birthday?
What did Mandela do on the 10th anniversary of his release from prison?
opened up the Nelson Mandela museum.
What did Mandlea urge South Africans to do in his farewell address to the govt. in 1999?
Urged them to continue to build the countryu of their dreams, to continue implamenting democracy, and abolishing aparthied.